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    What's the proper way to pour Guinness Draught from a bottle?

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    Drain it out here.

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    Pour it in the sink and go get a bottle of beamish stout

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    I do the can personally, but either way i do a hard pour. Just flip the can/bottle over a proper sized glass.

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    go to a pub where they know how to pour a proper pint.
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    Straight down your throat, as fast as possible.
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    You guys are bad. My thought was in the white sink when I read the question, but thought I was being evil. Then I read the responses and had to laugh. For the life of me I cannot see why anyone would pay craft beer prices for that stuff. There are so many better choices for the same dollar in the store.

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    Haha, this is a great thread. I dont pour nitrogen beers (like guiness) into a glass usually. Unless your making a car-bomb which makes me sick thinking about it! Disclaimer: fresh guiness properly poured is amazing, a must if you visit Dublin. Its **** it out a can or bottle IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thom H View Post
    You guys are bad. My thought was in the white sink when I read the question, but thought I was being evil. Then I read the responses and had to laugh. For the life of me I cannot see why anyone would pay craft beer prices for that stuff. There are so many better choices for the same dollar in the store.
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    Everyone has different tastes.
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    Slow pour with the glass at about a 45 degree angle. The beer should not create any head, when in Europe I asked to get a full glass no head....they must have thought I was rude..
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    You have to have head, damn it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by X-FXR View Post
    Slow pour with the glass at about a 45 degree angle. The beer should not create any head, when in Europe I asked to get a full glass no head....they must have thought I was rude..
    No they knew you knew nothing about poring a guiness let alone beer. You are somewhat correct in the angle however beer should never be served without head. Different beers have different methods of pooring and how much head. With guiness a proper pour will take around 3 minutes to pour with about a thumbs worth of head using a modern day tap. Some places like one of the bars in kc have original guiness taps where unlike a traditional tap where you pull the tap arm down and it flows at a consistent rate this tap is a little nozzle that sticks out and you set the pint glass under and you turn a knob as you pour allowing you to control the gas:beer ratio making it literally taste exactly like fresh Guinness from Ireland . Also guiness and most beers in general should never be served cold or warm but at room temperature which most mistake as warm. Room temp is 56-64 degrees Fahrenheit. Room temp is based on cave temperature as remember beer is over 5,000 years old and refrigeration is rather recent. Also you should always serve beer in proper stemware.

    Those are the proper etiquette of serving beer.my personal opinion and choices sometimes differ. Sometimes I want a cold bells hopslam in a god damn pint glass no fufu glasses or pours I want a pint of beer
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    Good post, but what does that have to do with pouring out of a bottle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thom H View Post
    Good post, but what does that have to do with pouring out of a bottle?
    Oh the guy I quoted. Hehe. As far as a can I don't know what proper method is for guiness I don't drink stouts unless Its from a draft and the few times I did was from a non refrigerated can I cracked open and drank out the can. Didn't taste the best but that wasn't the point in that situation. I figure its about the same open let sit for a second pour a little sit wait pour more sit wait etc etc until it has a thumbs worth of head.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vapezilla View Post
    No they knew you knew nothing about poring a guiness let alone beer. You are somewhat correct in the angle however beer should never be served without head. Different beers have different methods of pooring and how much head. With guiness a proper pour will take around 3 minutes to pour with about a thumbs worth of head using a modern day tap. Some places like one of the bars in kc have original guiness taps where unlike a traditional tap where you pull the tap arm down and it flows at a consistent rate this tap is a little nozzle that sticks out and you set the pint glass under and you turn a knob as you pour allowing you to control the gas:beer ratio making it literally taste exactly like fresh Guinness from Ireland . Also guiness and most beers in general should never be served cold or warm but at room temperature which most mistake as warm. Room temp is 56-64 degrees Fahrenheit. Room temp is based on cave temperature as remember beer is over 5,000 years old and refrigeration is rather recent. Also you should always serve beer in proper stemware.

    Those are the proper etiquette of serving beer.my personal opinion and choices sometimes differ. Sometimes I want a cold bells hopslam in a god damn pint glass no fufu glasses or pours I want a pint of beer
    We can agree to disagree about beer head. I don't want it, but I know it's customary for some types of beers and occasions jut not me. All my beer poured is at an angle no head full to the rim.

    No we do agree at a minimum a pint glass (preferably an imperial pint) or larger and the fact beers should be room temp..amen! The vibrant tastes come alive at room temp.
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    If in doubt, take head! And lots of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monzie View Post
    Straight down your throat, as fast as possible.
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    It already comes in a glass.
    It even says on the bottle that it is designed to drink from the bottle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thom H View Post
    You guys are bad. My thought was in the white sink when I read the question, but thought I was being evil. Then I read the responses and had to laugh. For the life of me I cannot see why anyone would pay craft beer prices for that stuff. There are so many better choices for the same dollar in the store.
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    Only drink Guiness when good craft beers are not available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-FXR View Post
    Slow pour with the glass at about a 45 degree angle. The beer should not create any head, when in Europe I asked to get a full glass no head....they must have thought I was rude..
    Totally wrong.

    Beer should always have a head when poured.
    The idea of not getting head is just idiotic.
    Real men like getting head....even on their beer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kjlued View Post
    Totally wrong.

    Beer should always have a head when poured.
    The idea of not getting head is just idiotic.
    Real men like getting head....even on their beer.
    I pay for a glass of beer...now fill it up. Head on the side.
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    No head makes beer seem flat you need the head to open up the flavors

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